The Lowdown from BELO – December 2012

Radio X brings you a regular slot from the Brussels Europe Liaison Office, with information useful to expats. Reporter, Alison Turner, is joined by Nathalie San Gil Coello from BELO.

In this episode, hear more about the Brussels X New Year’s Eve pass – access to six New Year’s Eve parties, with venues including a nightclub, an old cinema, and a Gothic Church – all for 50 EUR.

Roots – Exhibition by Belgian photographer, Harry Gruyaert, at the Botanique – photos taken over 20 years, Gruyaert looks at his love/hate relationship with Belgium

An exhibition of the little-celebrated, but successful Beligan furniture designer, Jules Wabbes, at Bozar

Another free lunchtime Information session – Discover Brussels at the BELO office near Schuman on16th January 12.30pm –

We get some practical advice on buying property in Belgium.

And we’re introduced to some of Belgium’s special foods, some of which you’ll know, or think you know. But what about bloedpens, geuze, half and half? What’s the difference between a Brussels and a Liege waffle? What’s the difference between a praline from Paris and a praline from Brussels?


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